The Government Digital Service worked with organisations across government, alongside multilaterals, to create the Digital Buying Guide. It helps civil servants in governments across the world improve their procurement processes. Read to find out how and why it was created.
Warren Smith - former Director for the Global Digital Marketplace Programme, Government Digital Service
We've just completed our discovery phase, during which we researched the digital procurement landscape in 5 different countries. We’re now in the process of defining what our alpha phase will look like. Here's what we've learned and what's next.
Following last month’s announcement on how the UK is helping emerging economies fight corruption, learn more about what we’re doing to support them through the Global Digital Marketplace.
As the Digital Marketplace celebrates its fourth birthday, we thought it would be a good time to take stock and call out just a couple of things we’ve achieved over this past year and look at where we’re going.
We’re working on a project called Global Digital Marketplace. It’s an expansion of the Digital Marketplace that will be open to international governments.
We’re launching a second round of consultation on the principles of the Supplier Standard. Find out how to get involved.
On 11 September, GDS and Crown Commercial Service (CCS) hosted the ‘Open Procurement for a Digital Government’ event. Find out what happened and where we go from here.
We’ve updated our spend data for Digital Marketplace, with total spend now exceeding £2.6 billion. Find out why spend data is so important to the ongoing development of the Digital Marketplace.
On 11 September, we’ll be hosting an event to look into how we can open up procurement for a digital government. Find out how to take part.
We’re helping people who are transforming public services by making it simpler, clearer, and faster for them to buy what they need.
Related content and links
Government Digital Service
GDS is here to make digital government simpler, clearer and faster for everyone. Good digital services are better for users, and cheaper for the taxpayer.
Be part of the transformation
If you’re interested in joining us, check out all open opportunities on the GDS careers site.
- GOV.UK Pay product strategy and upcoming features 6 September 2023
- The new in-person identity check for GOV.UK One Login 30 August 2023
- GOV.UK One Login: building a green digital service 22 August 2023